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Virtually all destinations seek to increase tourist numbers, pursuing economic maximization strategies. Considerably less attention is paid to optimizing existing tourist systems to create more profitable, stable, resilient and potentially more sustainable entities. While aspects of tourist...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Ring, A.; Dwyer, L.; Andersson, A. C.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 4, pp 527-548
Abstract

This special issue discusses changes in the northern economy and environment and identifies their implications for the tourism industry and the wider society as well as tourism's own contribution to local and global change. The issue consists of five papers. The first paper examines how strategy...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.; Saarinen, J.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2008, 186, 1, pp 67 pp.
Abstract

Outbound tour operators are key actors in international mass tourism. However, their contribution to more sustainable and inclusive forms of tourism has been critically questioned. Drawing from new institutional theories in organization studies, and informed by the case of one of the largest...

Author(s)
Campos, M. J. Z.; Hall, C. M.; Backlund, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2018, 20, 4, pp 630-652
Abstract

Purpose: Existing literature on state socialist and communist heritage as a form of tourist consumption predominately focuses on destination contexts, such as the former Soviet countries and the few remaining state communist countries (i.e. China, North Korea and Cuba). As a result, the visitation...

Author(s)
Adie, B. A.; Amore, A.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2017, 3, 3, pp 291-304
Abstract

This chapter is based on interviews conducted in 2002 with 60 Germans and 50 Italians to capture the images evoked in potential tourists to Finland by marketing pictures showing a lake landscape. The chapter utilizes the notion of "spirit of place" to describe the potential tourism-marketing value...

Author(s)
Tuohino, A.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Lake tourism: an integrated approach to lacustrine tourism systems, 2005, pp 101-118
Abstract

It is of vital importance that nature-based tourist destinations maintain their natural resources in a sustainable way. Nature and wilderness are the main attractions for tourism in Iceland. The Central Highlands are uninhabited with little visible evidence of human influence except for some huts,...

Author(s)
Sæpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2018, 10, 7, pp 2315
Abstract

Place branding and marketing has become essential for the promotion of tourist destinations. Yet despite the significance of environmental attributes for place branding there is surprisingly little research on the impacts of climate change on place brand values. The paper examines these issues with ...

Author(s)
Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 1, pp 23-40
Abstract

The Icelandic government is currently carrying out a project called Master Plan for geothermal and hydropower development where all major potential hydropower and geothermal power plant projects in Iceland are being evaluated and ranked. One part of the project is to evaluate the effects of the...

Author(s)
Sæþórsdóttir, A. D.; Ólafsson, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Heritage Tourism, 2010, 5, 4, pp 311-331
Abstract

While the role of traditional livelihoods has decreased, tourism has become an important tool for regional development in northern peripheral areas, and the economic and political expectations have increased. National parks have become attractive tourist destinations also in Finland. This article...

Author(s)
Puhakka, R.
Publisher
Geographical Society of Finland, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Fennia, 2008, 186, 1, pp 47-58
Abstract

Two tourist destination areas: northern Canada (north of the Canadian ecumene) and the Scandinavian tourist periphery (the less inhabited areas north and northwest of the major settlement zone in Sweden), are compared with emphasis on the tourist resources composition, market access and transport...

Author(s)
Lundgren, J. O.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Polar tourism: tourism in the Arctic and Antarctic regions., 1995, pp 43-61

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